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>> i don't want to date's negative, hateful guy. >> sean: why does this come back to dating? this isn't a dating show. greta's next. see you tomorrow night. >> tonight, the v.p. showdown is fizzling. republican v.p. candidate paul ryan bursting onto the national political stage, grabbing the spotlight. but today, vice-president joe biden is the one grabbing the spotlight. did you hear what he said? well, listen to this. >> romney wants to let -- he said the first hundred days, he's going to let the big banks write their own rules. unchain wall street! they are going to put you back in chains. >> greta: sarah palin is here. there were some groan when is vice-president biden said back in chains. your thought, governor palin?
>> there weren't enough groans and boos when he made that disgusting comment, especially to the demographic there that includes 48% of the community being black americans. greta, if that's not the nail of the coffin. the strategists there in the obama campaign have to look at a diplomatic way of replacing joe biden on the ticket, with hillary -- i don't want to throw out that suggestion and have them accept it because an obama/clinton ticket would have a darn good chance of winning. but joe biden really drags down the ticket. >> greta: all right. it was interesting to me, hail from this state of wisconsin because i keep seeing the forward behind vice-president biden and the slogan, which coincidentally is the motto of the state of wisconsin, going back to the 1800s. but anyway, let me go back to governor romney with a speech
that according to my colleague, thanksgiving a much more aggressive speech from governor romney than we have been seeing, saying things that president obama is intellectually exhausted, out of ideas and energy and his campaign has resorted to diversion, distractions and demagoguery and demeaning others. what is different is that the president is taking things to a new low. you have had a chance to look at the governor's speech. what do you think? >> i read the transcript. yes, greta, i think that governor romney now having spent years, literally, running for president, has really grasped the notion now that this is not a dressed rehearsal. this is. it he has to use these powerful, tryingful and accurate words to describe what president obama is running on and what he is doing to america. romney's coming out intinging. this is what we need. i think that paul ryan has helped energize governor romney
and this is all good for america because we will hear more accurately the state of the union and the state of the campaign. >> greta: both sides think the other side is dirtier. but no sooner did governor romney give that speech than ben levolt, the press secretary for the obama campaign says that governor romney's comments seem unhinged and particularly strange at a time when he is pouring tens of millions into negative ads that are demonstrably false. unhinged and particularly strange. the insults are flying back and forth. >> and joe biden isn't unhinge today? no, gen, governor romney is on the right track and taking the gloves off special say enough is enough of the failed policies of obam aas reflected, even by the failed messaging through their campaign. it is a negative, dirty campaign
from the obama administration. there are only two people in this country who have ever had to run against barack obama and his machine and that's john mccain and myself when we ran in 'where are 8. i know what this is b. i know how dirty they can get. they continue to be dirty. and governor rom romney has every right and in fact, he has a responsibility to take the gloves off, let americans know what this campaign is all about, his side and obama's side and let the voters decide if we want to empower individuals and allow america to grow and to more prosperous and secure and a generous nation or if we want to grow government under obottom a. such a clear, clear choice that we have. >> greta: you know, we are still at the point where we are not really getting a message out of either one. we had the president obama campaign insulting the governor, saying he seems in-- unhinged, we have governor romney
referring to president obama as a moral failure. depending on the side you are on, we are locked in incredible battle -- it's like a contest to see who can be dirtier. >> yet, we are not absent from an accurate message about how to get the economy back on the right track, coming from the romney campaign. but because the media protects barack obama special his failed policies, it is tough to filter through the mainstream media to hear the message. so the voters can't listen to the 90% of the liberal media and dpop hear what the truth is, coming out -- from the white house, the messaging and the obama campaign messaging about the true state of the union. but we are not without the solutions and the proposals. paul ryan has proposed a budget, a pathway to prosperity that anybody can read if voters do
their homework. thus far, barack obama, because of the lap dogs in the media protecting him and being such experts at distracting the americanpeople voter with irrelevant issues that continue to bombard the voters, because of what the media has done to protect barack obama thus far, obama has had to pay no price for his failed policies. i think that's going to change in these next 80-some days as more and more americans are deciding, we will do our own homework and hear the solutions from ryan's budget proposals and from rom ne's proposals. >> greta: i do think that -- if i were to look at who has been dirtier, i do find that senator harry reid -- is the anonymous source didn't prepare an accusing governor romney of killing some word processing, i find that beyond the pale --
some woman, i find that beyond the pale. >> joe bidens come up with and spew to the american public. i can't think of one prominent republican who talks the way they talk and certainly wouldn't get away with it the way they talk. >> greta: all right. it's going to be -- it is going to get a lot worse. this is primary day, much of the country, and late primary election results from across america. two big races getting downright nasty. florida, representative connie mack, easily winning the republican senate primary and will face bill nelson in november. and tonight, just seconds after that race was called, the democratic senatorial campaign saying that connie mack iv cashed in on his family's good name for a house seat and cashed in for a senate nomination. and the voteez will have to the
opportunity to meet the real connie mack, complete with road rage incidents, drunken bar fights and an arrest record...: >> dscc releasing this within seconds of that race being called... >> greta: let's go back to former alaska governor, palestinian. in the old days, they would congratulate you and let you take a bow before they hit you. this was seconds, one is greedy and one says road rage and arrests. what do you think of all of this? >> well, the democrats have in their back pocket, all of these negative distractions to spew and try to ram down the voters' throats here. dhiel that throughout all of these primaries as we head into
the general. and they do that because they want to distract away from the failed policies that the democrats embrace where they do want to grow government because they truly believe that government is the solution, is the answer, when commonsense, fiscal conservative who is work very hard and don't want to be dependent on government understand that government's the problem. >> greta: the republican convention's coming up. we posted on gretawire. but i wondered, any second thoughts on whether you would like to be part of the convention. >> i am so anxious to hear new voices and see the new faces. what i said in '08 stands true, as i pricked what would happen when barack obama had opportunity to fulfill his promise to transform america. we see exactly what is happening. those statements still stand true. those predictions, coming to fruition. my statement is the same as it was in '08. so i want to hear the new voices.
one of the predictions about the unemployment numbers will rise under barack obama's socialist, growing government-type programs and policies, certainly that's coming true as we saw recently that the staff coming out about women in the job market, and the unemployment numbers for women, 15% under barack obama. >> greta: governor, thank you. we'll talk to you soon. thank you, governor. >> thank you, so much. >> greta: it's what many of you have been waiting for, paul ryan's first sit-down interview since becoming vice-presidential candidate. brit hume got the exclusive. >> your own budget that you -- >> the house budget. >> the house budget. >> yeah. >> this is -- this is your budget i. the house budget. >> the house budget -- the house budget doesn't budget until the 2030s, under the current cbo baseline. we believe if we get people back to work, that will balance the
budget in 10 years. >> your selection has brought into focus your reputation and standing as someone who wants to trim the federal government down to size and is prepared to take on the tougher programs and so forth. that doesn't sound like growth talk i. it is. >> i happened. but i want you to explain that. that doesn't sound like growth talk. that sounds like green eye shade and budget talk. >> you know me better than that. mitt romney and i share the same ideas on how to get this country back on track. have you to cut spending. we are borrowing 40 cents of every dollar we spend. if we keep borrowing that, itself is a drag on the economy. all of this deficit and debt is one of the greatest threats to our economy and job creation. >> when will we see the romney plan laid out? >> have you seen more details from mitt romney on fiscal policy, on saving entitlements and getting back to work, than
the incumbent president. >> wait a minute. he proposed a full budget. >> his budget didn't try to balance the budget. his budget proposes more debt, more spending, more borrowing, more regulating and it gave us four years of trillion-dollar deficits and he pris proposing more of the same. >> greta: brit hume is here. >> thank you, greta. nice to be here. >> greta: i realize it's very early. we haven't had two conventions, but i am curious, after sitting down with congressman ryan and in light of the many elections have you covered, i am curious, your thought, when he brings to the ticket? at least right now? >> well, there is a bit of change in paul ryan. necessitated by the role he's playing. the paul ryan of old who spoke for himself special many house republicans and was promoting his own ideas and agenda has had to give way now to... to a spokesman to becoming a spokesman for mitt romney and his ideas and agenda. while they are close, they are
not identical. for example, today, you heard me pressing him on his own budget plans that passed the house and the question of reaching balance and so forth. he had answers. when i asked him about getting to the particulars of a romney budget or a romney tax reform plan, he really couldn't say... he argued that romney put out a lot already. he's in a different role now. we saw that also when the issue about medicare -- spending restraint came up. the romney team has put out this ad, very tough ad, ax tacking president obama for $716 billion in proposed medicare savings or expected medicare savings and saying that, you know, he is raiding medicare. i asked paul ryan about whether or not his budget didn't indeed plia similar amount of medicare savings and he -- you know, he acted as if his budget was irrelevant. and in some sense it is. it's a dead letter, as far as
the mitt romney plan. we are dealing with the mitt romney plans, which are different. >> greta: when you think the dialogue in the campaign, you know, six weeks from now, will be about medicare, or will it be about jobs? what's going to consume us? i mean, the jobs thing is particularly painful to americans. but we are talking about medicare a lot. >> we are talking about medicare. that was -- that ad today which was from the romney camp insists it was a big buy and that ad attacking president obama will be seen all over the country, is a response to the attacks that have been made on ryan for his plans for mode care. so what you -- medicare. so you saw a strong counterattack. how long they sustain it may depend on how the obama camp responds. they are denying it and saying there are no cuts in promised benefits and so forth. but they have an argument. if they choose to make it, they may deep up. and they will want to keech it
up in florida and arizona and nevada, which have a lot of retirees in the population, people who are on medicare or may soon be on medicare and there will be an argument and there is a concern, of course, that ryan might be considered a liability with such voters. so they are probably going to keep tup, at least some states. >> greta: i guess the thing that i would be looking at if i were running the campaign, the elderly vote, the women vote because have you that wide margin -- or at least you did last week, president obama, especially in the swing states, ahead of governor romney. and of course, the medicare issue. i mean, i assume at some point, we might have a foreign policy discussion. but that doesn't seem to play to the national election unless there is something really bearing down on us. >> i think that's right. i think it will be domestic policy. the economy is the biggest issue. you will hear arguments from both sides that their plans for the budget and for spending and taxation are the right ones for
the economy. certainly, that's an argument that you will hear from mitt romney, that conduct taxes and reforming the tax code will boost the economy. so they will try to -- try to relate those two issues together in a way that is a coherent hold. y it remains to be seen. but presumably, we will hear more about it. the economy is not an issue that the president is not that eager to talk about because the economy remains, as we all know, weak and a liable for him. >> greta: is this campaign -- it feels really dirty right now. the negative ads are incredible. is this any rougher than the last few election cycles or is it just that we are in the midst of it in. >> this is about as ugly as i have seen it yet. i have covered a lot of campaigns. this is pretty rough. you know, i think some of the things that have been said about mitt romney and as you pointed out that harry reid allegation was just unbelievable. virarely seen anything like that
from somebody seiz, as the senate majority leader, the off-the-cuff comments from joe biden. personally, he is a nice guy. and he says these remarkable things from time to time. you know, it's been pretty rough. you know, you had that amazing ad from the pro-obama pac, you know, suggesting that mitt romney was responsible for the death of a woman from cancer -- quite remarkable -- >> greta: indeed. >> quite unsubstantiated. we are seeing things we are not used to seeing. >> greta: great. gotta go. thank you, brit. straight ahead from wisconsin to washington, what was congressman paul ryan right before he became a budget guru? hear from someone who has known him his entire life. while businesses are taking a hit and congress is taking a vacation. how is congress's inaction impacting business leaders? that's next. and new jersey governor chris christie gets a top spot at the republican national convention.
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>> greta: senator john mccain is fired up. harry reid, paul ryan and a warning to president obottom a. here he is, "on the record." nice to see you, sir. >> nice to see you, greta. i am sorry you are not with us. >> greta: on your tour, your sequestration tour. >> yeah. we had a good time. we would have had fun. we were in nevada. of course, we got the predictable reaction from senator harry reid. >> greta: meaning what? >> oh, all these senators care about is millionaire, they want to take care of millionaires, that's all -- it was... you know, the kind of usual harry reid, over-the-top statement. >> greta: let me ask you about senator harry reid.
go back to -- not to rehash what has been going on in the campaign, his statement about the tax returns with governor romney. i am curious, first of all, i know you have seen the tax returns, but why not release the tax returns? >> well, why should he? every other presidential candidate released their last two years, including me. senator kerry's wife released none of her tax returns. and we all know that she is an extremely wealthy person. i don't blame her for not doing that. but he is doing what every other presidential candidate has done and again, this is a diversion, anything to divert from the jobs and economy. and the more you can increase the negatives of mitt romney, then the better off they are because they sure can't run on their record. >> greta: well, i did find it appalling that he said he had an
anonymous source who told him this, a bain investor. and senator harry reid is a lawyer. he knows that there isn't a courtroom in the country that would permit something because it's scurrilous, it's goss scpip may be fictional. i am surprised that he did that. that was separate special apart of whether the tax returns should be released or not. >> well, senator reid does some rather bizarre things, vinoticed over the years. joe mccarthy went to west virginia to say that he had a list of people in the state department who were communists. harry reid went to the floor of the senate to quote an anonymous source saying he knew that mitt romney had not paid any taxes. i mean, which is worse? joe mccarthy, going to west virginia and saying he had anonymous sources or harry reid going to the floor of the united states senate and saying he has
anonymous sources which are an attack on the reputation of mitt romney. so, look, this campaign has sunk to lows the likes of which i have never seen. it is disgraceful and despicable. but it is what it is. there isn't much point in complaining about it. but i don't think over time, the american people think this is a worthwhile exercise to accuse someone, quoting/unquote anonymous source. that's a violation of everything that americans believe in. >> greta: tell me tactically. right now, i realize that the romney/ryan ticket would love to be take talk about this economy. last week, we were absorbed with senator harry reid and tax returns. today, the dialogue seems to be medicare and the budget that -- that congressman paul ryan was adrocating in the house. tell me, how does -- how does a campaign get the dialogue over the topic he or she wants, in this instance, the economy for
ryannd romney? >> well, first of all, the fact is, as ronald reagan, are stubborn things. when we had obamacare on the floor of the senate, as you know for many months, i proposed the first amendment to obamacare which was restore the $700 billion in cuts to medicare that was used in order to help pay for medicare. the second point that i think is important, the president assured the american people that the obamacare would bend the health care costs down. in other words, we could count on health care costs being reduced. what paul ryan is proposing is to give people a voluntary option. i emphasize voluntary. no one above age 55 would be affected by any of these proposals. but a voluntary proposal. they don't have to exercise, in other words, to put the private sector into it and other options that seniors might have.
and if you are bending the health care costs down as president obama said it would, it shouldn't be a problem to have a ceiling on the costs. you see the logic of what i am saying? >> greta: do i hear you. i know that it has, at least this week, has consumed the discussion in the campaign. let me ask about you sequestration. come january, unless something happen, there is going to be a huge jolt in many areas of the government. tell me what could be done to sort of forestall the sequestration and come up with a solution that really works and is wise and is prudent. >> first of all, i think we did a stupid thing when we said if the select committee failed, then there would be automatic across-the-board cuts. should you never do do across-the-board cuts because you take a meat ax and put valuable programs on the same level as those that need to be
eliminated. i plead guilty. it was a bad thing to do. okay? having said that, we are now aware that the secretary of defense, all of our uniformed chiefs have said it would devastate our national security. it would devastate our ability to address our national security challenges. i mean, in the most graphic terms. now at the same time, the secretary of defense won't tell us what those specific results might be, which is i am told, on instructions from the white house. but the fact is that 19% of the spending is on national defense and yet, it is taking 50% of the cuts. so, what we need to do, we need to sit down together, problem and democrat and the president of the united states and say, look, let's put things on the table. we would put loophole closures on the table. we would not put rata increases because even the president himself said that raising tax rates in tough times would be
bad for the economy, although he has obviously now -- playing the old attack the rich class warfare card. but the fact is, we should sit down, we should come to a conclusion to avert both, baskly, the across-the-board cuts on defense, which would devastate our national security. but also the across-the--board cuts that would affect cancer research, national institute of health and others and enact serious reductions. i am not against reducing defense spenning in areas where it can be saved. but we have already enacted $480 million of reductions in defense spending already. and now, this would be another half a trillion dollars on top of it. and again, don't take my word for it, take the word of our uniformed chiefs and our secretary of defense who say it would devastate our defense. the first and foremost obligation of the president of the united states is the
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disease. >> greta: from the house floor to the campaign trail, we have watched the rise of representative paul ryan. what was the vice-presidential candidate like before he went to the washington spotlight? we went to his home town to find out and we spoke to a family friend and neighbor. >> good to melt you. >> greta: you know congressman paul ryan? >> yes. >> greta: how long have you known him? >> pretty much all of his life. >> greta: how do you know him? >> he grew up across the street from our home and his home, across the street from one another. >> greta: do you know his siblings? >> yes, i know all the kids. our youngest son tom is paul's age and that i have been good friends their whole lives, since he was a toddler? >> well, yeah, you know, as soon as -- as soon as they were old enough to go across the street. viknown him forever. >> greta: you know, in my neighborhood, some of the kids, when they were young did things like opening windows and things
like that and a couple of eggs and stuff like that, paul ever that kind of kid? >> not really. but i would be the last one to know. i am sure that weren't perfect. but they were very good kids. >> greta: hard to think he would be that kind. we talk to people here and he did so well in high school and had -- was so beingful. it is marred to think that he was like the rest of us. >> true. >> greta: tell me more about him growing up? >> he has always been a very serious kid, very friendly. quite frankly, he's really never changed. like i say to a lot of people, what you see is what you get. he's always been the same person. >> greta: were you surprised when he decided to run for congress? >> not really. actually, our son -- our youngest son, his friend lives in washington, d.c. also, before he decided to run for congress. we were out there and we were having dinner one night. he asked me, what i would think about his running for congress.
i thought that was great. i encouraged him. i did feel compelled to ask him why. i thought i knew the answer. but i really wanted to hear it. i asked him and he essentially explained to me it was the policy aspects of things that he had always been interested in and he could be more effective being in office, with respect to any policy-making decisions. so that's why he ran. it's never been the pol tibs of things. i believe that's true. >> greta: he was only 28 years old. at the time did you think, you might want to wait a couple of years? >> he's always been very mature. he wasn't too young. >> greta: so i take tyou weren't surprised when he won? >> oh, no. i was not surprised at all. although it was his first race and you never know. it's a tough district. >> greta: i was going to ask you, this is not considered a republican district? >> that's correct. >> greta: so why did he get electd? >> it's just paul.
a lot of people respect him. they know what they hear from him is the truth. he is not going to sugar coat anything. he deals very well with people. he is just a very likeable and confident and capable young man the electorate realize that. >> greta: down his wife and five children? >> yes, they came back here. thee is from oklahoma. she is a cheesehead, but not native. >> she is coming along. >> greta: is -- have you are seen her with a cheesehead? has she come that far. >> not yet. but i think that's a good idea. >> greta: how about his sibling snitches two brothers and a sister, all very, very capable. >> greta: did you know his father? >> yes. >> greta: he was a lawyer as well, right? >> very, very nice guy, very reserved guy. very highly respected. he just died way, way too young. >> greta: mid 50s.
didn't paul find him and try to revive him? >> paul was 16 years old, i believe when his father died. he found him. he was home alone with him. it was want a good experience. >> greta: tough for a kid. >> very tough. >> greta: i know that the rest of the family has said he has been the rock in the familiarly over this, even though he is the youngest. >> he is the youngest and he is the rock of the fam low. i think that's accurate. but i would never underestimate any of his siblings. it's a super family. >> greta: what do you expect? is he going to win? >> i guess time will tell. i hope so. >> greta: i know. but what do you think? tough race thisr? >> i think there is a clear choice to be made. i think that will be defined more than it ever has been. it won't be personalities. i think it's going to be a choice of basic political direction for the next generation. >> greta: do you think this is going to change paul ryan, this race? >> not at all. >> greta: not at all? >> notal -- not at all.
>> greta: why is that? >> paul's always been paul. he may be more sophisticated and experienced of course but it won't change him. >> greta: you like him? >> oh, very, very much. he's like a son. >> greta: nice to see you. nice to be in janesville. >> nice to see you. >> greta: straight ahead. brace yourself. will new jersey governor chris christie speak his mind at the at purina one, we believe small things can make a big difference. like how a little oil from here can be such a big thing in an old friend's life. we discovered that by blending enhanced botanical oils into our food, we can help brighten an old dog's mind so he's up to his old tricks. it's just one way purina one is making the world a better place... one pet at a time. discover vibrant maturity and more at purinaone.com.
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>> greta: new jersey governor chris christie getting a high-profile role at the republican national convention. he will deliver the keynote speech. but what will he say? he is known for being outspoken, direct and even abrasive. here's some of his most memorable outbursts. >> listen, pal, either -- either i sat here and listened to your story and your position -- excuse me -- without interrupting you. if you decide what you want to do is put on a show today, let me tell you something, i can go back and forth with you as much as you want. you want to hear the answer or no? do you want -- do you want to hear the answer or don't you?! because i am not going to -- i have heard you -- okay.
next question. go ahead, yes, sir? [applause] >> let me tell you something, after you graduate from law school and you conduct yourself like that in the courtroom, your rear-end will be thrown in jail, idiot. >> distay on topic. are you stupid?! on topic, on typesetic. next question. good. thank you very much. sorry for the idiot over there. take care. a few things. first of all, i have not lambasted the public school system in new jersey. what i have lambaste audio listen, let's start with this. i sat here and stood here and very respectfully listened to you. if you want you want to do is put on a show and giggle every time i talk, i have no interest in answering your question. so if you would like to -- [applause] so if you would like to -- if you would like to conduct a respectful conversation, i am happy to do it. if you don't, sit down and i will answer the next question. what's your choice?
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